Election meltdown won’t be so frosty after all

Another busy week on the campaign trail. On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that scientists now believe that the Gulf Stream will not switch off as a result of global warming, and that Ireland and the rest of northern Europe will therefore not b

19th May, 2007

Another busy week on the campaign trail. On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that scientists now believe that the Gulf Stream will not switch off as a result of global warming, and that Ireland and the rest of northern Europe will therefore not be plunged into another Ice Age.

Consequently, and contrary to previous warnings, much of northern Europe will not in fact become uninhabitable in the foreseeable future. And who said Dick Roche...

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